AWS News Blog

Category: Announcements

Are You Using Ruby on Rails with Amazon EC2 and/or Amazon S3? Do you Live in Seattle? We need to Talk!

If, as many of my readers do, you have scrutinized this blog from side to side and top to bottom, you have probably seen the Media/Analyst Inquiries link. Earlier this afternoon we received a request (via said link) from a prominent Seattle-area podcaster. He would like to interview a developer who is using Ruby on […]

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Inbox Cleanup

Lots of stuff queued up today: Jeremy Zawody has “done the math” and has decided to replace his home backup server with Amazon S3. Jeremy computed the cost of his hardware and his power and also took the “hassle factor” into account. All things considered, S3 came out ahead. The Daily Radario displays the top […]

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Is This You?

Early today someone who reads this blog posted the following comment: how do i contact for disputing charges ec2 crashed on me and my account is still getting charged i wnt to be reimbursed We’ll be happy to help, but you didn’t leave a good email address with your comment! Send a note to awseditor@amazon.com […]

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AWS Buzz on del.icio.us

Every day, a member of the Amazon Web Services PR Team collects and distributes links to blog postings and other interesting articles about our services. I’m sure that most companies do something similar for their products; tracking this “buzz” is a great way to see what people really think about your products — it is […]

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New and Even More Useful: The Amazon Web Services Resource Center

Minutes ago we rolled out a major upgrade to the Amazon Web Services Resource Center. Here’s what’s new: Product Centers – Each web service category is now a self-contained portal for that web service, complete with boxes and RSS feeds for the newest and most popular resources in the category. There are also “go-to” buttons […]

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EC2 Beta Expansion

The response to the beta rollout of the Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) was excellent. Many developers signed up and were able to start creating their scalable, on-demand applications. However, the product is still in beta and not everyone was able to get in. Everyone on the team has been besieged with emails from people […]

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Amazon EC2 Beta

Innovation never takes a break, and neither do I. From the steaming hot beaches of Cabo San Lucas I would like to tell you about the Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud, or Amazon EC2, now open for limited beta testing, with more beta slots to open soon. Amazon EC2 gives you access to a virtual computing […]

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New Amazon Mechanical Turk Release

The Amazon Mechanical Turk was upgraded earlier today. The new release includes the ability to use XHTML formatted content as part of HIT Questions, and the ability to host Question on an external web site, framed within the Mechanical Turk user interface. The API version is still 2006-06-20, but the like-dated documents have been updated […]

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